Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development
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Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w
In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is
Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi
When trying to force an element to always extend to the height of its parent I ran into some peculiar browser behaviour that I thought was worth mentioning. Here’s the situation: The parent eleme
Allowing images to scale along with their container is an important part of responsive web design (and was so even before the term “responsive web design” existed). It’s really quite easy – al
W3C | Web Standards
The CSS Working Group and the SVG Working Group invite implementations of the Candidate Recommendation of Geometry Interfaces Module Level 1. This specification provides basic geometric interfaces to
The CSS Working Group and the SVG Working Group have published a Working Draft of Filter Effects Module Level 1. Filter effects are a way of processing an element’s rendering before it is displayed
The Tracking Protection Working Group has published a Working Draft of Tracking Compliance and Scope. This specification defines the meaning of a Do Not Track (DNT) preference and sets out practices f
The Web Applications Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of Indexed Database API. This document defines APIs for a database of records holding simple values and hierarchical objects.
The Web Applications Working Group has published a Working Draft of Service Workers. This specification describes a method that enables applications to take advantage of persistent background processi
CMS Wire | Content Management
Facebook may be a source of daily amusement (or annoyance) for many, but it’s also a growing and evolving advertising platform for businesses.Recent changes to the social media giant, including
Everyone wants a piece of marketing automation, it seems. But not everyone agrees on which vendors lead the pack.The latest marketing automation software rankings — crowdsourced G2 Crowd
Microsoft may be making a lot of noise about additional security features in Office 365, but Google has been working away behind the scenes too, if perhaps in a less vocal way. Yesterday, it launched
The financial crisis that started in 2008 changed many things. Financial companies closed down. CEOs lost their jobs. IT changed, too. Over the past few years data governance preservation has bec
Digital tools and social networks are making communities stronger and more important than ever for brands.Whether it’s your local burrito shop or GoPro, nurturing a community of active users can
Search Engine Watch | SEO
The company will give Firefox users the flexibility to choose their own search engines and sites.
The year may not be over yet, but Ask.com is pulling out all the stops and has already released its top searches of 2014, as well as its predictions for 2015.
Before you leave the office to celebrate, take a few minutes to make sure your PPC campaigns are ready for the top three spending days of the year: Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.
In this post we take a look at holiday marketing trends year-over-year and what to watch going into 2015, so you can put ideas on your holiday marketing list for next year, right now.
Google is running an ad-free Internet experiment that could challenge its own ad-funded business model.